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Suddenly second best

What an embarrassment of riches the Canada Council must have found among the submissions for the Governor General’s Award in… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

Exempt booksellers, too!To the editor:As an independent book retailer, I am appalled and dismayed about the harmonization of the GST… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Tie-ins

• Julia Ormond, Vanessa Redgrave, and Richard Harris star in Peter Høeg’s Smilla’s Sense of Snow this February, a thriller… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

In the Works

FROM FISHING TO FATHERHOOD: Paul Quarrington leaves behind his rod and reel to climb aboard a 90-foot liner and cruise… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Letters

They swear it’s trueTo the editor:It was with great delight that I read Chris Chambers’ “Watch for Christmas shoppers” (Dec.… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Winners, all

Quill, for one, has always believed being the best is reward enough. But who were we to turn down an… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Pioneer women

The beginning of a new year seems a fitting time to pay tribute to three pioneers among children’s librarians –… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Staff

GOOD TIMING• Seventy-two hours of frantic scribbling have paid off for Todd Klinck, winner of Anvil Press’s annual Three-Day Novel… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Comparison appallingTo the editor:The column “Suddenly second best” (Dec. 1996) left me irritated. Comparing the Governor General’s Awards, which deliver… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Out, out damn spot

In this issue Peter Carver documents the ferocious campaign of a fundamentalist Christian group to remove the Joyce Carol Oates… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Fax

POETIC INTERVENTION• By merely rolling their eyes heavenwards, British patients can now offset the shrill of the dentist’s drill with… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News